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1: (Italian) a small dumpling made of potato or flour or semolina that is boiled or baked and is usually served with a sauce or with grated cheese
noun plural Etymology: Italian, plural of gnocco, from Italian dialect (Veneto), probably of Germanic origin; akin to Middle High German knöchel knuckle, knoche bone — more at knuckle Date: 1891 dumplings usually made with potato or semolina and served with sauce n.pl. an Italian dish of small dumplings usu. made from potato, semolina flour, etc., or from spinach and cheese.
Etymology: It., pl. of gnocco f. nocchio knot in wood
Gnocchi are a type of pasta consisting of small round balls made from flour and sometimes potato. N-PLURAL
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